25 Wednesday / September 25, 2019

From Cotton Fields to University Leadership

05:30 pm to 07:00 pm
Monroe County History Center, 202 E 6th Street

Sharing personal reflections of his upbringing and family life in the Arkansas Delta, Charlie Nelms tells his story of growing up in the Deep South and raising to success as the youngest and first African American chancellor of a predominantly white institution in Indiana. From Cotton Fields to University Leadership: All Eyes on Charlie, A Memoir is an uplifting story about the power of education, the impact of community and mentorship, and the importance of dreaming big.

Copies of From Cotton Fields to University Leadership: All Eyes on Charlie, A Memoir by Charlie Nelms will be available for purchase in the Dunn Museum Store on the Monroe County History Center.

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